If in Japan don't just nibble on Pocky Sticks and yummy snacks at the convenient store but for 100% sure give this Mame-Daifuku mochi ball a try... all Japanese love it.
My friends Japanese wife always name dropped Mizuho and since it was her birthday I decided to make the journey into the side streets posh Omotesando.
I ordered a box of 8 and the lady picked out 8 freshly made pieces from the back and packed it very nicely in a box.
The grey box is filled with 8 mochi balls... plus 1 for myself to try.
The Daifuku here just seemed more refined than those in the supermarket. If you are ever in the Omtoesando or Harajuku area just give one a try... the sweet bean paste in the middle is just sweet enough. More info on Mame (bean) Daifuku's here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daifuku
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